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  • n. Plural form of pademelon.


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  • Lumholtz’s tree kangaroos—true kangaroos who climb into trees, leap thirty feet to the ground, and bounce away—live here, as do squat, two-foot-tall wallabies called pademelons, who signal one another by thumping the ground.


  • The conceit of the piece was that pademelons - a kind of dwarf kangaroo - were rather disorganized and Stan thought that if they ever had a parade it would take a while to get it together and it wouldn't last too long.

    October 10th, 2009

  • I love this Australian rainforest with all its tree ferns, vines, lianas, lush jungliness... and brush turkeys and pademelons hanging about.

    pics from the coral sea

  • Then I laughed and smiled so big when I realized it was like a dozen pademelons which are small wallabies!

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • But the coolest thing is that pademelons were everywhere!


  • They caught a lot of native animals, including 338 pademelons, 132 devils, 70 wallabies, 46 wombats, 13 spotted-tailed quolls, 9 brushtail possums, 2 echidnas, 2 crows, and a sea eagle.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The still cameras established that the Tasmanian devil is a thriving species and that even pademelons are sometimes attracted by meat.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • There were also several spacious enclosures, housing things called quolls, 
 narkies, bettongs, pademelons, sugar gliders, and redrumps.

    Intelligent Travel Blog

  • It was an incredible experience ... at one point Trevor (the man in charge of the Australian Ecosystems Foundation we are working for) told a few of us to sit on the ground and he circled us with the pellets all the little animals feed on (including the bettongs, Rock wallabies and pademelons). TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • The naturalist Ellis Troughton has suggested a threefold division of kangaroolike creatures by size into pademelons (also spelt paddymelons), wallabies, and kangaroos.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3


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